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The Cambridge encyclopaedia of astronomy

The Cambridge encyclopaedia of astronomy

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementeditor-in-chief, Simon Mitton ; foreword by Sir Martin Ryle.
    ContributionsMitton, Simon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB43.2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination495p. :
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21486145M
    ISBN 100517528061

      Since earning a degree in astronomy from the University of California, Los Angeles, in , O. Richard Norton has held directorial positions at the Morrison Planetarium, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, the Max C. Fleischmann Planetarium, University of Nevada, Reno, and the Grace H. Flandrau Planetarium and Science Center, University of Arizona, Tucson. This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color images. The book begins by telling the story of astronomy, from ancient constellations and star names to the modern coordinate system/5.

    The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars. Author: Kaler, James B. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Description: This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color book begins by telling the story of astronomy, from ancient constellations and star names to the modern coordinate system. The book shares with Stars and their Spectra Kaler's incredibly detailed HR diagrams, including most starts mentioned by name in the book For the serious amateur astronomer who wants to seriously delve into how we know what we know about starts, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stars would be an excellent place to start/5(8).

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by Mitton Simon (Author), Simon Mitton (Editor)Author: Mitton Simon. this book may be the first step you have taken in your quest to become an amateur astronomer.

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He is the author or editor of several books on astronomy and the history of science, including Cambridge Scientific Minds (Cambridge University Press, ). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language Free access to HTML textbooks is now available again and is being offered direct to Higher Education institutions.

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Common knowledge. But a few of the ideas and therories explaned are out of date. The whole book /5(2). This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color images. The book begins by telling the story of astronomy, from ancient constellations and star names to the modern coordinate system.

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